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Nevada Gets Small Piece Of Federal Health Care Grant

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Nevada is among 28 states receiving a portion of $665 million in federal funding to develop innovative ways to provide health care, including how patients pay for it. 98 more words


HIPAA Considerations In The Event Of Employee Death or Incapacitation

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996, otherwise known as HIPAA, acts in part to provide federal protection for identifiable health information retained by covered entities, which includes most businesses that offer company health plans. 563 more words

Human Resource Department

Officials Designate 35 Hospitals For Ebola Care

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NEW YORK (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Health officials have designated 35 hospitals across the country as Ebola treatment centers. Two of those facilities are in Texas. 287 more words


#Obamacare Sign-ups Near 500,000 in 1st Week of 2014 Enrollment

About half a million people selected a health insurance plan in the first week of the 2015 enrollment period under the Affordable Care Act, according to a new federal report that underscores huge progress since last year, when website problems made signing up for coverage nearly impossible. 581 more words


Federal Register Highlights - 11/26/14

Unpublished, time-sensitive, and proposed rules for November 26, 2014:

RULE: We are superseding airworthiness directive (A.D.) 2004-16-01 for certain Airbus Model A330-200 and -300 series airplanes and model A340-200 and -300 series airplanes. 1,299 more words

Daily Updates

The Latest Obamacare Outrage

Let’s say that you have an Obamacare plan. Let’s say that you like it. Let’s say that you want to keep it. Let’s say that open enrollment comes around, and you do nothing, because you think that you don’t have to–since everything is fine, and you have a plan, and you want to keep it, after all. 222 more words

Bean Sprout Salmonella Outbreak Sickens Four N.H. Residents

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire health officials say four residents have been affected by a Salmonella outbreak in the Northeast linked to bean sprouts from a Brooklyn, New York, company. 127 more words